Organ Integumentary System Quiz

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Integumentary System Quizzes & Trivia

The body integumentary system consists of the skin, hair, nails and the endocrine system. How well do you understand this system and its constituent organs? The quiz below holds the answer to this question. All the best.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Dead Keratinocytes are contained in which of the following strata of skin? 
    • A. 

      Statum spinosa

    • B. 

      Stratum basale

    • C. 

      Stratum corneum

    • D. 

      Stratum granulosom

  • 2. 
    Langerhans cells mainly are located in which of the following strata?
    • A. 

      Stratum spinosa

    • B. 

      Stratum basale

    • C. 

      Stratum granulosom

    • D. 

      Stratum corneum

  • 3. 
    Merkel cells are associated with which of the following strata? 
    • A. 

      Statum spinosa

    • B. 

      Stratum germinativum

    • C. 

      Stratum granulosom

    • D. 

      Stratum corneum

  • 4. 
    Which of the following, orders the layers of the epidermis from superficial to deepest? 
    • A. 

      S. spinosa, S. basale, S. corneum, S. granulosum, S. lucidum

    • B. 

      S. corneum, S.lucidum, S. granulosom, S. spinosom, S. germinativum

    • C. 

      S. Cornium, S. spinosum, S. basale, S. granulosom, S. lucidum

    • D. 

      S. basale, S. spinosum, S. granulosum, S. Lucidum, S. corneum

  • 5. 
    A layer of skin that separates the dead cells of the most superficial layer from the deeper metabolically active strata. 
    • A. 

      Granulosum

    • B. 

      Basale

    • C. 

      Cornium

    • D. 

      Spinosom

  • 6. 
    Which layer contains rapid dividing stem like cells? 
    • A. 

      Granulosum

    • B. 

      Basale

    • C. 

      Cornium

    • D. 

      Spinosom

  • 7. 
    This layer contains precursor cells of Karatin and is found only in finger tips and the palms of the hands. 
    • A. 

      Granulosum

    • B. 

      Basale

    • C. 

      Cornium

    • D. 

      Basale

    • E. 

      Lucidum

  • 8. 
    This cell protects underlying tissue from heat, microbes and releases a waterproof sealent.
    • A. 

      Melanocytes

    • B. 

      Keritanocytes

    • C. 

      Langerhans cells

    • D. 

      Merkel cells

  • 9. 
    This cell can absorb U.V. light and cause pigment changes in your skin. 
    • A. 

      Melanocytes

    • B. 

      Keritanocytes

    • C. 

      Langerhans cells

    • D. 

      Merkel cells

  • 10. 
    This epidermal cell derived from bone marrow participates in the immune response.
    • A. 

      Melanocytes

    • B. 

      Keritanocytes

    • C. 

      Langerhans cells

    • D. 

      Merkel cells

  • 11. 
    This epidermal cell functions in the sensation of touch.
    • A. 

      Melanocytes

    • B. 

      Keritanocytes

    • C. 

      Langerhans cells

    • D. 

      Merkel cells

  • 12. 
    In the dermis, finger-like projections that anchor epidermis to the dermis is called…
    • A. 

      Dermal papillae

    • B. 

      Corpuscles

    • C. 

      Hemijunctions

    • D. 

      Linker proteins

  • 13. 
    In the dermis, these cells respond to heat, cold and the sensation of itching.
    • A. 

      Merkel corpuscles

    • B. 

      Meissner’s cells

    • C. 

      Langarhan’s cells

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 14. 
    Sebaceous glands secrete_______________ that moisten hair follicles, waterproofs and softens skin.
    • A. 

      Sebum

    • B. 

      Ear wax

    • C. 

      Puss

    • D. 

      All of these

  • 15. 
    Sweat glands of the arm pits would secrete a thicker less evaporating sweat due to this type of sweat gland.
    • A. 

      Ecocrine

    • B. 

      Apocrine

    • C. 

      Exocrine

    • D. 

      Endocrine

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